New PDF release: Excelling at Chess
By Jacob Aagaard
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Grandmaster John Nunn describes the way to increase your chess effects through taking advantage of your latest expertise. in keeping with over 3 a long time of top-level event, he presents functional suggestion on all levels of the sport, paying specific awareness to pondering tools and customary blunders. a piece on utilizing the pc describes the best way to use taking part in engines and databases for establishing training.
John Nunn offers 250 difficult endgame positions the place your activity is to discover a crafty option to win or draw. The 250 reports chosen symbolize a few of the most interesting creations of composers reminiscent of Kasparian, Troitsky, Mitrofanov, Chéron, Pervakov and Réti. whereas the focal point during this ebook is on strategies, readers also will enhance a better realizing of many vital endgame subject matters, comparable to fortresses, stalemate defences, the competition and zugzwang.
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Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard